Teens with STIs are at greater risk for HIV later in life

08/18/2013 | Business Standard (India)

Getting sexually transmitted infections during adolescence was associated with an increased risk of developing subsequent HIV in young adulthood, according to a study in the American Journal of Public Health. Researchers looked at high-school students who participated in the Philadelphia High School STD Screening Program and found that 23% of them contracted an STI, mostly chlamydia and gonorrhea, between 11 and 19 years of age. The risk of HIV increased with all bacterial STIs reported during adolescence, the researchers noted.

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